SUNGAI SIPUT – Government policies formulated by past leaders and continued by current leaders are on the right track and have been effective, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
He said this was evident with the country’s numerous success, including recognition at international level, while the nation’s policies has also been emulated by other countries.
“We have carried out the national socio-economic development agenda which turned Malaysia into a fast developing nation,” he said when speaking at the opening of the Sungai Siput Umno division delegation meeting and the new Sungai Siput Umno division building here Sunday.
Also present were Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and Sungai Siput Umno division head Datuk Mohd Zolkafly Harun who is also Lintang state assemblyman.
Muhyiddin who is Umno deputy president said economic experts have also anticipated Malaysia to reach developed nation status earlier as economic growth and household income has increased as well as better employment opportunities.
Muhyiddin said if Malaysia had been unruly, it would not be possible to record rapid economic growth as enjoyed by the people of all strata, now.
“We need to be grateful to the policies put in place by our leaders and government which we will continue to improve and strengthen,” he said.
He said Umno also needed to continue its struggle with its partners in Barisan Nasional so that peace and prosperity we enjoy today can be preserved for the future generation.
Meanwhile, Muhyiddin who is also Education Minister approved the application of Sungai Siput Umno division to build a fully residential religious school in the area. – Bernama